Professor Penelope Simons and her colleagues Sara Seck of Dalhousie University, and Areli Valencia and Jose Carlos Orihuela of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru have been awarded a grant for a project entitled “Closing the Gender Equality Gap in the Extractive Sector: The Role of Institutional and Normative Frameworks in Canada and Peru”.
Ingenium – Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation invites applications for a Fellowship in Gender, Science and Technology created in partnership with the University of Ottawa. This position is for a maximum of four months and welcomes graduate students from all Faculties at the University of Ottawa.
Common Law’s Professor Elizabeth Sheehy, Professor Michael Geist and Professor Allan Rock have all been appointed to the Order of Ontario, the province's highest honour, awarded to Ontarians for excellence and achievement in any field.
The Jackman Humanities Institute (JHI) at the University of Toronto recently announced that Faculty of Law, Common Law Professor Tracey Lindberg will be its 2017-2018 Distinguished Visiting Indigenous Faculty Fellow from February through June 2018.
Common Law’s Professor P.M. Vasudev recently launched two volumes of essays he co-edited with Professor Susan Watson of The University of Auckland, New Zealand. Capital markets and corporate governance are the subjects of the two volumes, which both have an international scope.
Nathalie Des Rosiers, former Dean of the Common Law and Civil Law Sections at the University of Ottawa, was elevated to Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s executive council on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 as part of the premier’s cabinet shuffle.